European Domains: Guernsey (.gov.gg)
Important: When entering your search string don't write “www” or the Guernsey domain type, ie. “gov.gg”. Therefore to search “www.bb-online.gov.gg” enter “bb-online” and nothing else.
The only letters allowed within a domain name are: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z - 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9. Spaces are NOT ALLOWED.
To register .gov.gg domains your future Guernsey domain, click here!
Once the domain is registered
All Guernsey domain names registered with us are stored on our international server. Domains registered with us are automatically provided with their own under-construction page - this notifies potential registrants that the name has been acquired and is now registered. The under-construction page is offered free of charge and may be used indefinitely.
It is possible for Web and/or Mail forwarding to be provided for Guernsey domains.
Domain transfer/release fees are charged are by a majority of registrars, but BB Online make no charge to transfer a domain to another Guernsey domain name registrar.
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Responsible for managing the Internet Domain Names Registry for the country code top-level Domain for Jersey (.je) and Guernsey (.gg) is the Channel Islands Internet Domain Name Registry.
When you have registered a domain name, it does not give any legal rights to that name. Any disputes the occur over a particular name can then be settled through normal legal methods. A registration is subject to a person and therefore a reply cannot be given in an instance.
The Channel Islands Internet Domain Name Registry try their best to process all applications with two to three working days. Excluded from this are any domain names that are told to be particularly important. If you contact the registrar and let them know the same day that you have applied, they will try get your application processed quicker. The minimum period for registration of a .gg domain name is one year.
There is a list of reserved names that are not to be used for the public. It is kept by the Insular Authorities, also known as the Island's governments. These reserved names are certain words or string patterns to allow future expansion If a name that you have applied for is similar to one of these reserved names, it is possible that the request will be declined.
Terms which must be read when choosing a domain name are as follows:
- Characters accepted are from the Roman Alphabet (a-z).
- Digits 0-9 are allowed.
- The only specialised character allowed is a hyphen (-).
- The first and last characters cannot be a hyphen as it is currently not offered by the Internationalised domain name (IDN).
- If you want a domain name consisting of only number or two hyphens, it is not guaranteed that it will be accepted.
As follows are the second-level domain names and are available under the .gg ccTLD:
- .gg & .co.gg: For Commercial or Personal use.
- .org.gg: For use by Organisations.
- .net.gg: For ISP and Commercial use.
- .sch.gg: For the Guernsey Grid for Learning.
- .gov.gg: For official use by the States of Guernsey, States of Alderney and Chief Pleas of Sark.
Some domain names may be classified by the registry as a premium domain name and will command a higher price. If you request a premium domain name we will contact you before completing your order.
In addition, the registry may at any time reserve domain names from registration or the sale may be restricted to comply with ICANN requirements.
International domain names from BB Online since 1997